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language

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all the words of a language

an alphabetical list of words often defined or translated

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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a listing of the words used in some enterprise

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a language user's knowledge of words

the system of techniques or symbols serving as a means of expression (as in arts or crafts)

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Vocabulary.com is a global online adaptive learning platform that takes a personalised approach toward driving vocabulary proficiency and literacy development.
Incidental vocabulary acquisition in a second language: The construct of task induced involvement.
[22] VINE 1.4, VINE 1.4 is a vocabulary Integration Environment Tool, developed by MMI, 2010.
After the first 2000 common words in English, the frequency of vocabulary drops off dramatically, so that low frequency 'content' words need to be an explicit focus, that is, students must notice, record, practise and retrieve them (Nation, 2006).
Incorporating reading strategies such as vocabulary instruction in content areas is not a new concept.
Kaura were deeply concerned about continuous decline in the vocabulary skills among countrys students after reading a report published by the US Education Department.
Despite a recent increase in studies dealing with vocabulary gain and use (see Laufer, 1989, 1992; Milton, 2010; Nation, 1983, 1990, 2001, 2006; Read, 1988, 2007; among others), this area of second language acquisition has traditionally received limited attention in research.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, "Vocabulary for the New Science Standards" is impressively 'teacher friendly' in both organization and presentation.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) identifies the importance of technical vocabulary in standard CCSS-ELA Literacy R11-12.4, which states that students should "determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to Grades 11-12 texts and topics" (NGA Center & CCSSSO, 2010).
Enhancing vocabulary development through Instructional Read Alouds
"This led us to the conclusion that a higher level of vocabulary, as a measure of cognitive reserve, can protect against cognitive impairment," the researcher concludes.
They then measured their levels of vocabulary, along with other measures such as their years of schooling, the complexity of their jobs and their reading habits.